Happy Birthday to George Clinton, Born July 22, 1941
. His band Parliament-Funkadelic (which recorded under the names Parliament and Funkadelic) developed Parliament-Funkadelic were often sampled by rap producers. "Sure, sample my stuff…" he remarked in 1996 Parliament-Funkadelic names Parliament and Funkadelic in the 1970s (see also P-Funk). These two bands combined the elements members of Parliament-Funkadelic. Clinton was born in Kannapolis, North Carolina, grew up in Plainfield various sounds, technology, and lyricism. Clinton and Parliament-Funkadelic dominated diverse music
READERS’ POLL RESULTS: Your Favorite Parliament & Funkadelic Albums of All Time Revealed
READERS’ POLL RESULTS: Your Favorite Parliament & Funkadelic Albums of All Time Revealed Parliament & Funkadelic crafted many classic albums, but which one is YOUR favorite for each band? Amazon | iTunes EXPLORE Funkadelic’s discography via Amazon | iTunes READ MORE About Parliament-Funkadelic here VIEW Previous Readers’ Polls here Parliament-Funkadelic Many thanks to everyone who recently voted for their favorite Parliament & Funkadelic albums as
TRIBUTE: Celebrating 40 Years of Bootsy’s Rubber Band’s ‘Ahh...The Name Is Bootsy, Baby!’
thumping dynamism upon the wildly eccentric and insanely lysergic Parliament-Funkadelic army. As the Parliament-Funkadelic was with their seamless partnership that George Clinton’s P-Funk empire (Parliament-Funkadelic) was
TRIBUTE: Celebrating 40 Years of Parliament’s ‘Funkentelechy vs. the Placebo Syndrome’
. “Bop Gun” would be Goins last contribution to a Parliament-Funkadelic song, as he and others left the against dancing. The Parliament-Funkadelic collective that he spearheaded was basically split into two golden era, and he was demonstrating his brilliance across of Parliament-Funkadelic's material bands: Parliament and Funkadelic. Through the mid-’70s, Funkadelic mostly recorded acid-soaked rock and the most tripped out Parliament-Funkadelic flavored way possible. Disco was firmly taking hold in 1977 Parliament-Funkadelic
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Clinton and Parliament Funkadelic, taking the themes and feel of their groundbreaking funk records
Happy Birthday to Bootsy Collins, Born October 26, 1951
Parliament/Funkadelic empire in 1971. He co-wrote "Tear the Roof Off the Sucker" with Clinton and Jerome
Happy 75th Birthday to Maceo Parker, Born February 14, 1943
projects, including Parliament and Funkadelic. By 1984, Clinton's Parliament-Funkadelic empire was in
Reflections on Joining the Church of Prince and Remaining a Devout Member for a Lifetime
missing in my life. He took my Hendrix and Zeppelin love and mixed it with Parliament/Funkadelic. The
100 Most Dynamic Debut Albums: The D.O.C.’s ‘No One Can Do It Better’ (1989)
track by the Sylvers, Parliament Funkadelic, Melvin Bliss, and Isaac Hayes remain just as funky as
Happy Birthday to Wayne Coyne of The Flaming Lips, born January 13, 1961
Parliament-Funkadelic) in a bubble and floats across the audience. Coyne has also been known to pour fake
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, there may very well be no higher honor than to have Parliament-Funkadelic mastermind George Clinton Parliament-Funkadelic) and drummer D.H. Peligro (of Dead Kennedys) to join the group. But alas, the
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, and Disco artists like Parliament-Funkadelic, Rufus, and Chic ruled the airwaves and provided the
Remembering James Brown Today on What Would Have Been His 84th Birthday (Born 5/3/33)
-Funkadelic axis. In the early '70s, many of the most important members of Brown's late-'60s band returned to , put their apprenticeship to good use, helping define '70s funk as members of the Parliament
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to Parliament-Funkadelic, with its re-interpretation of the “Rumpofsteelskin” chorus and Del’s
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Parliament Funkadelic and other funk mainstays, the practice was yet to be regarded as a West Coast
Remembering Bernie Worrell Today on What Would Have Been His 73rd Birthday (Born 4/19/44)
, called Parliament. Clinton then formed another side band, called Funkadelic, several of whose members had been in Parliament but were now performing under the new name due to contractual glitches. Worrell
TRIBUTE: Celebrating 25 Years of Dr. Dre’s ‘The Chronic’
samples of funk songs, often from artists from the Parliament-Funkadelic camp or other popular Funk/R&B
TRIBUTE: Celebrating 20 Years of Prince’s ‘Chaos and Disorder’
Family Stone, Betty Davis, Parliament-Funkadelic, Santana, and Jimi Hendrix, Prince realized that it
TRIBUTE: Celebrating 25 Years of De La Soul’s ‘De La Soul is Dead’
staple James Brown and Parliament/Funkadelic to rock artists including ELO, Tom Waits, and Lenny Kravitz
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“officialdom,” it doesn’t include Parliament-Funkadelic. It doesn’t include the Isley Brothers the
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